PeanutButter is just 7 weeks old. She's a very lucky dilute calico because a friendly lady found her and saved her life. Poor Peanut had a bad abscess in her neck due to an injury, but we're not sure how it happened. What we do know is Peanut would have died if she hadn't gotten the loving care she needed.
The good news is that Peanut's injury is healing up, she's healthy, happy and ready to find her forever home. Some of her fur had to be shaved away to help heal her wound, but other than that she's a loving and playful little girl. If you're interested in adopting Peanut, just fill out a Pre-Adoption application HERE.
Milo is our newest foster kitten! He and his two brothers were taken in by our Vet, Dr. Chris Mixon of the Newtown Veterinary Center. Dr Mixon has a big heart when it comes to little cats and when Milo and his littermates, Otis and Boogie arrived, sick and skinny, Dr. Mixon made sure the cats got the care they needed.
We were more than happy to help find Otis a loving home and Boogie is lucky to have found a great home with one of the staff at NVC. That leaves Milo, so we brought him into our foster program. He's a sweet cat, loves to play, purr and eat his nom-noms!
Milo will have a medium long fur coat and due to his long whiskers we think he may be a big kitty when he grows up. Milo is only 3 months old!
Click on the Adopt tab if you'd like to know more about Milo and Thank You to Dr. Mixon for being so awesome!
Fred & Barney are approaching their 4th week birthday. These adorable little munchkins were born to a mother who is only 9 months old. Although we love these little fellas immensely we wish their mama had been spayed to avoid her the difficult labor and the loss of two of her kittens a few days after they were born.
Robin Olson, Founder & President of Kitten Associates, will be featured on Better Connecticut TOMORROW at 3pm on WFSB (Ch. 3). She'll be discussing the urgent need for foster homes for kittens and cats with Scot Haney & Kara Sundlun.
Olson will also be sharing the spotlight with her two of her foster kittens, Sabrina and Cutie Patootie so don't miss the show!
We never thought Tater would still be with us 8 days after his diagnosis of FIP, a fatal disease. It's possible the diagnosis was wrong because after not eating for days, losing weight and a soaring temperature, we discovered that Tater was suffering from two parasitic infections. Once treatment began, a new kitten emerged, one who surprised us all.
Enjoy this special look at one very special kitten.
Our little foster, Tater Tot has fallen ill. The Vet thinks he MAY have the wet form of FIP, which is a fatal disease. We're doing everything we can to save Tater's life, but we need YOUR help to provide funding for additional blood work and other tests we need to do to give us a better idea of what is ailing our sweet foster kitten.
She was just 9 months old and already pregnant. This poor calico cat lived outside on scraps without the love and support of a family. When one of our volunteers saw her, she contacted us and we decided we needed to act immediately.
Within a week, the calico we named, Opal, gave birth to four kittens. Because she was stressed, young and in poor health, two of Opal's kittens did not survive the first week. Our Vet believes they were too premature to survive even though we went to great lengths to save them.
Now 10 days old, Opal's remaining kittens are doing well and growing larger every day. We'd love to have suggestions for names for our boy and girl so email us at email@example.com with your ideas or visit us on Facebook and leave your suggestion there.
I just got these disturbing images of a VERY WEAK, sick, flea-infested, 4 week old kitten who is barely alive. He's VERY THIN and too weak to run off. Maria found him, along with his sister in the SAME YARD as where we just rescued a mama cat and 3 of her kittens a month ago. These folks have a track record of NOT caring for their cats at all. Last time two of the kittens we were going to rescue "disappeared" and were never seen again! We can't let that happen a second time so we've offered to take these two kittens before they DIE!
We MUST get some funding to help provide for immediate Vet care (which will cost more money, but we can't wait until Wednesday to get them to our low cost Vet), along with funds to provide for their future Vet care.
There are TWO kittens. I only have photos of the one right now. The other is a shy Tortie!
If you can help us with a donation, we would appreciate it VERY MUCH!! EVERY DOLLAR HELPS!
The Kittens in Black are ready to be adopted! If you're interested in any of our four black (three of them have extra toes!) and one black and white kittens, simply visit our Adopt Page and fill out a Pre-Adoption Application. There is no fee to fill out the form, nor does it commit you to adopting from us. It's just a way for us to get to know you and your needs better so we can make a great match.
If you're not ready to adopt, you can still enjoy our foster kittens by downloading a larger sized version of our Kittens in Black-3 poster! Just click on the photo and the large version will download automatically.